Judiciary

Civil Rights

Appeals court stops case mid-trial, in latest judge-prosecutor dispute over jury diversity

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Former federal judge who sentenced pot dealer to 55 years asks Obama to commute the sentence

Legal Ethics

Texas judge defends letter asking former jurors to ‘meet and greet’

Government Law

Judge wants to know why State Department missed the deadline for release of final Clinton emails

Criminal Procedure

Accused killer can’t be retried after judge’s mistaken mistrial ruling, state high court says

Immigration Law

Federal court refuses to ‘stick its judicial nose into this political morass’ involving refugees

Judiciary

Federal judge issues ‘order on ineptitude’ in prosecutor benchslap

Legal Ethics

Judge got baseball tickets from law firm trying case, thinking this was OK, filing says

Legal Ethics

Pennsylvania AG fails to get her law license reinstated; state senate to consider her removal

Judiciary

Judge who sent ‘get a life’ email stipulates to censure, says he would have preferred a jury trial

Criminal Justice

Restaurant confab leads to arrest of 3 accused of planning to kidnap and rob judge

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer says he can’t ask permission to release client list of ‘DC Madam’ because judge barred motion

Criminal Justice

Defense seeks mistrial due to enhanced courtroom security in federal drug case

Elder Law

Chief judge changes policies after news of guardianship work by judge’s wife

U.S. Supreme Court

‘Superannuated’ Supreme Court justices raise concerns of cognitive decline, op-ed says

U.S. Supreme Court

How long has Justice Thomas declined to ask oral argument questions? An anniversary nears

Court Security

Attorney defends himself at trial in murder-for-hire case

Judiciary

Former judge pleads guilty for ordering deputy to jolt defendant with Stun-Cuff

Constitutional Law

Delaware puts capital cases on hold while death-penalty issues are mulled by state supreme court

Family Law

Judge faces ethics case after jailing woman who recanted domestic violence claims